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diy eye makeup remover

DIY Jojoba Rose Eye Makeup Remover

My old eye makeup remover costs $8 for a 4oz bottle. Not a terrible price, considering others can cost $30 or more. But even my relatively inexpensive choice, with all its green tea, chamomile and zero fragrance claims, still contained preservatives and other ingredients so complicated their names required nearly […]

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Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

I’ve been in the habit of buying the most natural, unscented laundry detergent for years, because chemical fragrances can set off people’s allergies and asthma. However, those are the least worrisome of the chemicals found in commercial laundry detergents. The long list of side effects ranges from irritants to carcinogens. […]